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Keys To The House

The Dem-On-Dem Factor

May 25, 2018

Host Ben Bradford talks with Claremont McKenna political professor Jack Pitney and Paul Mitchell of Political Data Inc. about the odds of a Democratic lockout in top races.

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The Manhattan Transfer And Member Cheryl Bentyne Rebound From Tumultuous Decade With New Album

May 25, 2018 | Paul Conley

It’s been 10 years since The Manhattan Transfer released an album. On Saturday, the award-winning vocal ensemble will premiere their brand new recording, “The Junction,” as they headline the inaugural Roseville Jazz Day.

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Stephon Clark Police Shooting Shapes Issues In Sacramento District Attorney Race

May 25, 2018 | Bob Moffitt

The shooting and ensuing community demonstrations have led the issues of justice reform and equality to become key issues in the race for DA.

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Business Journal: Driverless Car Service Talks, El Dorado Hills Town Center, New Downtown Commons Restaurants

May 25, 2018 | Steve Milne

A driverless vehicle service may be in the works for Sacramento. The city is in talks with Phantom Auto, a Mountain View-based startup. The Sacramento Business Journal's Sonya Sorich has that story, plus news about new apartments in El Dorado Hills.

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Feds Clarify Use Of Hemp-Based Ingredients In Craft Beer

May 24, 2018 | Randol White

A San Francisco brewery is under federal orders to stop producing a beer infused with the hemp-derived extract known as CBD, and the feds are working to clarify how breweries can legally navigate the growing world of cannabis-themed beers.

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Seaweed Could Help Farmers Tame Methane Emissions From Cow Burps

May 24, 2018 | Ezra David Romero

Cow burps contribute much more to greenhouse gas emissions than flatulence. UC Davis researchers think adding seaweed to their diet might help reduce those methane emissions.

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California Gov. Jerry Brown Says Universities Could Take A Lesson From Chipotle

May 24, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

Brown said Thursday that the burrito chain’s limited menu concept is tasty and efficient. He advised state university systems to slim down course offerings to graduate students more efficiently.

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California Dream

Is California’s High Cost Of Housing Scaring Off Job Seekers?

May 24, 2018

California employers and job recruiters find it tough to lure out-of-state workers at a time when unemployment rates are falling and housing prices are rising.

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State Government

California Governor’s Race Is All About Second Place

May 24, 2018 | Ben Adler

With less than two weeks until the state’s June primary, the governor’s race is all about who will come in No. 2. The candidates and outside groups are going all-in, either to make the race competitive in November or effectively end it next month.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

Capitol Chat: The Race For Second Place In Governor’s Race

May 24, 2018

Candidates for governor enter the final stretch of campaigning before the statewide primaries. Capitol Bureau Chief Ben Adler explains which of them have the best chance to move on to the general election.

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More Californians Expected To Travel Over Memorial Day Weekend

May 23, 2018 | Steve Milne

If you're leaving home this Memorial Day weekend you can expect a lot of company on the roads and in the air. AAA says nearly 5.2 million Californians are projected to travel during the holiday, an increase of more than 5 percent from last year.

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